Allina Health, HealthPartners Release Northwest Metro Alliance Third-Year Results

Results from the third year of the Northwest Metro Alliance, a collaboration between Allina Health and HealthPartners, shows that this model continues to provide high-quality care with medical cost increases below the Twin Cities metro average. As a result of initiatives to coordinate care, improve health and treat patients in the most clinically appropriate venue, medical costs for 2012 increased by less than one percent for the second year in a row.